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Mikel, Moses, Olarenwaju… TheCable’s team of the week

Mikel, Moses, Olarenwaju… TheCable’s team of the week
February 08
20:40 2021

From James Igbekeme to Olarenwaju Kayode, Nigerian footballers were on the front pages of global newspapers due to their performances over the weekend.

Here, TheCable x-rayed the team of the week.

Dele Aiyenugba – Kwara United

The stability at the territory of Kwara United has been attributed mainly to the organizational ability of Aiyenugba. He offered the same in Akure as United stunned Sunshine Stars.


Shehu Abdullahi – Omonia Nicosia

Born again Shehu Abdullahi was impressive for Omonia Nicosia in Cyprus last weekend.

Adedeji Oshilaja – Charlton Athletic


Whenever Charlton Athletic needs someone to provide the goods, Oshilaja shows up. He scored for the League one club.

William Troost-Ekong – Watford

William Troost-Ekong, Super Eagles vice-captain, put up a great performance for Watford in the English second tier.

Tosin Adarabioyo – Fulham


Tosin Adarabioyo, fast rising defender, helped marshall the Fulham backline that kept a clean sheet against West Ham in the London derby.

James Igbekeme – Real Zaragoza

After an all round performance, James Igbekeme registered his name on the scoresheet for Real Zaragoza.

John Obi Mikel – Stoke City


Obi stabilized the Stoke City midfield and lasted the full throttle.

Chuks Aneke – Charlton Athletic


The Arsenal alumni was at his best and scored a goal for the Addicks who won against Rochdale.

Sheyi Ojo – Cardiff City


Nigerian born winger Sheyi Ojo was spectacular for Cardiff City against Bristol City. He provided an assist.

Victor Moses – Spartak Moscow


Moses, a former Liverpool winger, produced a superb performance and scored from the spot.

Olarenwaju Kayode – Sivasspor

It was a good day for Kayode in the office. The talented forward was also rewarded with a goal against Ankaragucu.

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